Order It seems quite fitting to me that the word seder means order since the seder meal is meticulously structured.  The seder is defined as “a Jewish ritual service and ceremonial dinner for the first night or first two nights of Passover”.  Although this meal is a Jewish tradition, I could not help but marvel …


Fernrock House

Retreating to the mountains is wonderful.  Just getting away from all the problems of the world is calming, but sometimes a large conference center is not what you are looking for.  This is where Fernrock can help! Fernrock is a 6 bedroom house with a living room, TV, kitchen, laundry room, and dining room with …


Happy Resurrection Day

What a wonderful day it is! With a God who loves us enough to die for us, every day is a good day.  However, today is even more joyous as we remember that the grave could not hold Him! We hope you all have a delightful day!


Cappuccino or Latte?

I can guarantee answering several questions is not what you want to do first thing in the morning.  Unfortunately, it’s inevitable.  We have questions to ask like “What type of drink?” or “What size would you like?”.  You may just want a simple espresso coffee with steamed milk.  Still, there is another question “Cappuccino or …


Prayer Journal

It’s been about three years since I started a prayer journal.  Initially, I thought it might be hard to adjust to writing down my prayers but it wasn’t.  It happened so naturally, I began to prefer using the prayer journal to simply praying inside my head for several reasons. Reason 1: I feel like I am writing …


God is Able

“Now to Him who is able to do exceedingly abundantly beyond all that we ask or think, according to the power that works within us, to Him be the glory in the church and in Christ Jesus to all generations forever and ever. Amen.” This book isn’t like any other I’ve ever read.  Priscilla Shirer …


The Power of a Praying Wife

By Whitney Rousseau I have to tell you something, I’m single. And I know what you are going to say “How can you talk about a praying wife book if you aren’t even married?” Well, this wise woman taught me that in Proverbs 31, it says the virtuous wife does her husband good and not …


More than a Carpenter

by Whitney Rousseau Have you ever wondered what an atheist thinks or what they would think if they really looked into the claims of Jesus and the historical accuracy of His words? If you have, you should read this book.  Josh McDowell was an atheist who thought Christians were ridiculous and the Bible was completely fake. …


Upper Room Drinks: Summer Drinks

Exciting news!  We now have a line of summer drinks.  Next time you are up try one of them: Cotton Candy Frappuccino, Peaches & Cream Italian Soda, Strawberry & Chocolate Italian Soda, Lemonade (Regular, Peach, Strawberry, or Peach). Tastes like summer!